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Wayne "Barney" OttJanuary 8, 1936 ~ May 21, 2017 (age 81)
DAHINDA - Wayne “Barney” Ott, 81, of Dahinda, passed away at 8:50 a.m., Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg.
Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 25 at Williamsfield Cemetery. Rev. Jennifer Seder will officiate. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be directed to the Williamsfield FFA Alumni. Rux Funeral Home in Williamsfield is in charge of arrangements.
He was born January 8, 1936 in Dahinda, the son of William and Mildred (Morgan) Ott. He married Reta Ann Mackie on June 29, 1956 in Williamsfield and she preceded him in death on November 3, 2009. Survivors include his three sons, Martie (Tina) Ott, Mark (Susan) Ott and Michael (Madolyn) Ott, all of Williamsfield, six grandchildren, Abigail (John) Gruber, Alexander (Kelsey), Samantha, Austin, Brayden and Gionna, three great grandchildren, Rylee, McLean & Eloise and his sister, Peggy (Mike) Shepard of Lakeland, FL. He was also preceded in death by his parents.
Barney graduated from Williamsfield High School in 1954. He was a self-employed farmer all his life. He was an avid Billtown Bomber fan and enjoyed following the sporting events of his children and grandchildren. He greatly enjoyed visits from his family, many friends and especially his great grandchildren.